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Sustainability Survey
News Posted On Nov 15, 2023

Sustainability Survey

The Millet Museum is actively engaged in a Sustainability Planning Project aimed at charting aclear path for our future and ensuring the long-term sustainability of our organization. Weinvite the Millet and surrounding area community to take part in…

UPDATED HOURS/OPENING DATE - Our Climate Quest Display
News Posted On Nov 10, 2023

UPDATED HOURS/OPENING DATE - Our Climate Quest Display

From January 8 to January 31, 2024, Millet will be hosting Science North and the Montreal Science Centre's interactive travelling exhibit, Our Climate Quest. Special Hours  Monday-Friday: 9AM-8PM (CLOSED @ 5 PM January 11 & 12 due to cold) Saturday:…

Christmas Events
News Posted On Nov 10, 2023

Christmas Events

Christmas at the Museum - November 25 Open House & Craft Market 10AM - 5 PM Join us on November 25th for the Arts N Crafts Guild Open House and Craft Market from 10 AM - 5 PM.  Exhibit Openings - 1 PM Join us as we open; Between the Crosses: highlighting…

Sabaton - War to End All Wars
News Posted On Oct 18, 2023

Sabaton - War to End All Wars

This Remembrance Day, November 11th, the Millet Museum has teamed up with famed Swedish metal band Sabaton, who have an eye for history, to unveil "The War To End All Wars - The Movie". This animated film features the story of the First World War -…

AMA Leadership Award
News Posted On Sep 07, 2023

AMA Leadership Award

We are excited to announce that the Millet & District Museum has received the Alberta Museum Association's Leadership Award for Education! "The Leadership Award for Education recognizes those who facilitate a culture of inquiry.Recipients in this category…

Cree: The People’s Language
News Posted On Jul 29, 2023

Cree: The People’s Language

 Tansi! ᑕᓂᓯ On August 19th, the Millet Museum will be hosting the Cree: The People’s Language traveling exhibit. This exhibit introduces viewers to Cree, the most widely spoken Canadian Aboriginal language. Six colorful panels present maps,…

Pioneer Women  Induction Ceremony
News Posted On May 18, 2023

Pioneer Women Induction Ceremony

On June 10th, the Millet & District Museum & Archives will honour the contributions of Grace French, Patricia Hughes, Joanne Maynard, and May Pydde to our community, inducting them into our Pioneer Women exhibit.  The Pioneer Women exhibit began in…

Midnight Madness
News Posted On Dec 06, 2022

Midnight Madness

The Millet Business Force will be hosting a Midnight Madness event on December 15, until 9PM.  Museum Activities  The Museum will be open from 9:00AM-9:00PM for family activities and any last minute shopping at our Redwagon Gift Shop, before we close…

Queen's Platinum Jubilee Medals
News Posted On Dec 06, 2022

Queen's Platinum Jubilee Medals

Alberta’s Platinum Jubilee Medal commemorates the 70th anniversary of Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth’s accession to the Throne upon the death of her father, King George VI, on February 6, 1952. Alberta wanted a tangible way to honour her late Majesty…

Fall Exhibit Opening
News Posted On Aug 31, 2022

Fall Exhibit Opening

Join us on October 15 at 1:00PM at the Museum for the opening of our two fall exhibits: Life and Letters, highlighting the life of Millet local, Bob Maynard, and Life in a Digital World, a display created in partnership will participants from the summer…

Public Survey -2022
News Posted On Aug 03, 2022

Public Survey -2022

The Millet & District Museum is collecting feedback on our public services and programs. We appreciate your feedback! Stop in to pick up a copy of the survey or fill it out digitally here.  The results of this survey will inform how we run our programs…

News Posted On Jul 28, 2022

Interactive Millet maps

We have a historical interactive map located under the walking tours on our website. This map allows people to engage and move around the past Millet buildings and where they would have been located. The map location on the website can be found by following…

News Posted On Jul 25, 2022

Reconsidering Museums Pilot Project

The Millet & District Museum was chosen to be one of six pilot sites for the Alberta Museums Associations Reconsidering Museums pilot project. The goal of this project is to research how the public views museums, what the public wants from museums, and…

News Posted On Jul 12, 2022

Now Hiring

We are Hiring Archives and Collection Assistants  July-March  22 weeks with 40 hours/week (Negotiable)  $19/hour  Archives Assistant Description and Requirements All students hired must: Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, or have refugee…

Canada Day Event
News Posted On Jul 02, 2022

Canada Day Event

Canada Day event at the museum Saturday, July 2, 2022, 10 AM-3 PM   There will be Cupcakes By Creme de la Cakes (While Supplies Last), Family Activities 10 AM - 3 PM, Crafts, Draw From Fifth Avenue Jewelry...

News Posted On May 05, 2022

Heritage Day

The Millet & District Museum is excited to partner with the Millet Business Association (MBA) to put on the MBA Heritage Day on June 11, 2022. Events include:  Pancake Breakfast: Get 2 pancakes, 2 sausages, & a juice box/small coffee at the Old Bank…

Summer Draw
News Posted On Apr 25, 2022

Summer Draw

We are excited to announce our Summer Programs Draw! Enter your name at each Millet Museum summer event you attend. Prizes include this BMX bike, donated by Circuit Cycle & Sports, and more! The draw will take place on August 27...

Quilt Raffle
News Posted On Apr 25, 2022

Quilt Raffle

The Millet Museum's summer Quilt Raffle is up and running! The draw will be held on August 27, 2022. Tickets for this beautiful quilt, made for us by the millet Arts & Crafts Guild, are $2 each. Buy them onsite or call/email/message to order. We accept…

Summer Positions
News Posted On Mar 21, 2022

Summer Positions

SEASONAL MUSEUM ASSISTANT (S) $15.50/hour + %4 Holiday Pay Term of Work - May, 2022 to August, 2022 (Dates pending) The Millet & District Museum, Archives, and Visitor Information Centre aims to collect, preserve, and present the unique history of our…